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Image for The Mercury Magazine: The Journal of the TS MERCURY Old Boys' Association. 25th Anniversary Edition, 2004 ( T S / Training Ship Mercury / HMS Gannet )

The Mercury Magazine: The Journal of the TS MERCURY Old Boys' Association. 25th Anniversary Edition, 2004 ( T S / Training Ship Mercury / HMS Gannet )

By: No Author / TS Mercury Old Boys' Association / John Richardson, Captain David Parsons; David Muffett, Guy Thomas; Bob Chilcott; John Dashwood-Quick; Ted Allen

Price: $32.93

Publisher: England, Hants, UK: TS Mercury Old Boys' Association, 2004, 1st Edition, First Prinitng: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161712

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, about 6w x 8.25h inches, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of light rubbing, 36 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for Famous Buildings of Greece and Rome ( Triumphs of Ancient Architecture )(inc. Athens -The Acropolis, Parthenon, Temple of Theseus, Choragic Monument of Lysicrates; Rome - Forum; Arch of Titus, Coliseum, Pantheon; Pompeii; Sicily; Attica; Tivoli; Paestum )

Famous Buildings of Greece and Rome ( Triumphs of Ancient Architecture )(inc. Athens -The Acropolis, Parthenon, Temple of Theseus, Choragic Monument of Lysicrates; Rome - Forum; Arch of Titus, Coliseum, Pantheon; Pompeii; Sicily; Attica; Tivoli; Paestum )

By: No Author / William Henry Davenport Adams

Price: $26.33

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Nelson and Sons, No Date (circa 1866 ), 1st Edition , First Printing (assumed): 1866

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158119

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------hardcover, about 4 x 6 inches, no date -this could be later than 1866 but it is certainly no later than the 1880's, dark blue cloth with gilt design and lettering, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light tip wear, no dustjacket as ssued, 128 pages, super two page frontispiece in colour of Roman ruins, b&w illustrations, a real charmer, contents include: ATHENS - The Acropolis; The Parthenon; The Temple of Theseus; The Choragic Monument of Lysicrates / ANCIENT R... View more info

Image for A Visit to Edinburgh; Containing a Description of the Principal Curiosities and Public Buildings in the Scottish Metropolis / 1818 ( Frontispiece intact )( Scotland ) ( George Heriot Hospital / School related)

A Visit to Edinburgh; Containing a Description of the Principal Curiosities and Public Buildings in the Scottish Metropolis / 1818 ( Frontispiece intact )( Scotland ) ( George Heriot Hospital / School related)

By: No Author, Advertisement Intro By S.S.S. (?) ( Lucy Marchmont / Maria Woodville ) ( George Heriot Hospital / School related)

Price: $230.93

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland / London, England, Edinburgh / London, UK: Printed for Fairbairn & Anderson ( Successors to Mr Creech ) and G & W B Whittaker, Darton & Co., W Darton, Jr. (printed By Walker & Greig ), 1818, 1st Edition, First printing: 1818

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158292

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, about 3.5 x 5.5 inches, leather bound, a Good copy only, rubbing and staining to the leather, two inch section of the upper part of the spine is gone, crack along the spine and front cover fold but still very much attached, ink name and date " James Black Sept. 18th, 1821 " on front blank endpaper, both covers sport the stamp / logo / motto / emblem for George Heriot School " I Distribute cheerfully", some loss to the gilt of the embl... View more info

Image for CSS Georgia ( Pamphlet -also known as State of Georgia and Ladies' Ram )( C.S.S. )( Ironclad / Civil War )

CSS Georgia ( Pamphlet -also known as State of Georgia and Ladies' Ram )( C.S.S. )( Ironclad / Civil War )

By: No Author; US Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District

Price: $11.81

Publisher: USA, USA: No Author; US Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, No Date (circa 1980 ), 1st Edition, First Printing ( ? ): 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162187

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 8.5w x 5.5h inches, a Very Good example, a bit of light rubbing and wear, unpaginated (8 pages), b&w and colour photos, illustrations, produced just after divers started the long term excavation project, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Vanished Kingdoms:  Irish in Australia and New Zealand -by Patrick O'Farrell, a Personal Excursion ( Ireland / Australian )

Vanished Kingdoms: Irish in Australia and New Zealand -by Patrick O'Farrell, a Personal Excursion ( Ireland / Australian )

By: O'Farrell, Patrick

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Australia, Kensington, NSW, Australia: New South Wales University Press, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154532

ISBN: 086840148X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a near Fine copy, one gently bumped corner, a bit of rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards, in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, 310 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Preface; Introduction ; 1 Kings Deposed? The Irish in Early Australia ; 2 Idiocy and Devilment ; 3 Prayer-worlds ; 4 --- and Priests ; 5 Colonial Irish: Themes ; 6 Variations: those other traditions ; 7 The First Generation ; 8 Dreams of Irelands ; 9 Politics ; 10 Death... View more info

Image for The Royal Marines and Eastney / Supplement to the July / August Issue 1991 of The Globe and Laurel, the Journal of The Royal Marines

The Royal Marines and Eastney / Supplement to the July / August Issue 1991 of The Globe and Laurel, the Journal of The Royal Marines

By: Oakley, Captain Derek / The Royal Marines / Supplement to the July / August Issue of The Globe and Laurel

Price: $23.69

Publisher: England, Hilsea, Portsmouth, UK: Supplement to the July / August Issue of The Globe and Laurel, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155348

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 8.25 x 11.5 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing, 10 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo . View more info

Image for Plodding Toward Terror:  A Personal Look at the Jack Ruby Case ---a Signed Copy ( JFK / John F Kennedy Assassination / Lee Harvey Oswald shooting related)

Plodding Toward Terror: A Personal Look at the Jack Ruby Case ---a Signed Copy ( JFK / John F Kennedy Assassination / Lee Harvey Oswald shooting related)

By: Pabst, Ralph M. ( Signed )

Price: $98.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Vantage Press, 1974, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154868

ISBN: 053301302X

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid clean Very Good copy, some bumps to the board edges and corners otherwise a VG+ copy, a tight square copy, in a lightly chipped and torn Good dustjacket with a sticker pull on the spine of the jacket, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, a bit of sunning to the spine, signed and inscribed on the half title page "To K__ S_____ truly a wonderful person, Best wishes from the author, Ralph pabst 1976", quite scarce, 174 pages, ... View more info

The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life, Illustrated By Peter Pendrey / Folio Society Edition

By: Parkman, Francis, Introduction By Martin Ridge / Folio Society

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Folio Society, 1975, 1st Folio Edition, 2nd Printing: 1975

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149214

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, in a lightly rubbed near Fine slipcase, lino-cut illustrations in b&w by Pendrey, 309 pages, a nice edition, likely an unread copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Submarine:  A History -by Thomas Parrish (includes U-Boats )

The Submarine: A History -by Thomas Parrish (includes U-Boats )

By: Parrish, Thomas

Price: $10.49

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Viking / Penguin Group, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159969

ISBN: 0670033138

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6.5w x 9.25h inches, a near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 576 pages, b&w photos, ---"For centuries people dreamed of navigating under the sea, but it was not until the beginning of the twentieth century that inventors succeeded in developing practical submarines. With the coming of World War I, nations saw something entirely new in war: the deadly effectiveness of underwater craft, with German U-boats threatening to star... View more info

Image for 4 VOLUMES NARRATIVE OF EXPEDITION OF AN AMERICAN SQUADRON TO CHINA SEAS AND JAPAN, PERFORMED IN YEARS 1852, 1853, 1854 UNDER COMMAND OF COMMODORE M C PERRY, UNITED STATES NAVY / Observations of the Zodiacal Light, from April 2 1853 to April 22 1855, Etc

4 VOLUMES NARRATIVE OF EXPEDITION OF AN AMERICAN SQUADRON TO CHINA SEAS AND JAPAN, PERFORMED IN YEARS 1852, 1853, 1854 UNDER COMMAND OF COMMODORE M C PERRY, UNITED STATES NAVY / Observations of the Zodiacal Light, from April 2 1853 to April 22 1855, Etc

By: Perry, Commodore M C ( Matthew Calbraith ); Francis L Hawks; Rev. George Jones

Price: $560.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: AMS Press / Arno Press, 1967 ( Facsimile Reprint of the 1856 Beverley Tucker of Washington Edition ), 1st ARNO/AMS Edition, First Printing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155757

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------4 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), three are hardcovers, one is a map portfolio, all are Very Good+ copies, a bit of dustiness to black cloth, a bit of sunning to the spines, some smudging to the bottom edges of the text blocks just due to the size and thickness of these books, all 3 books are about 8.75 x 11.25 inches, map portfolio is roughly the same size and in a matching black binding, all maps are prresent (with 2 of the maps being listed on the front pan... View more info

Image for Mackinac Island:  Its History in Pictures / Mackinac State Historic Parks ( Michigan Local History )

Mackinac Island: Its History in Pictures / Mackinac State Historic Parks ( Michigan Local History )

By: Petersen, Eugene T / Mackinac Island State Park Commission / Mackinac State Historic Parks

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Michigan, Mackinac Island, MI: Mackinac State Historic Parks, 1973 (likely 1990 or so), 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1973

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155830

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------hardcover, about 9.5 x 11.25 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing, some sunning to the spine and board edges, 103 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Foreword; Introduction; Identification map; Soldiers, Fur and Fish; The Visitors; The park, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Bolsheviks and the Bottle:  Drink and Worker Culture in St Petersburg 1900 - 1929 -by Laura L Phillips / Northern Illinois University Press  ( Alcohol / Vodka )

Bolsheviks and the Bottle: Drink and Worker Culture in St Petersburg 1900 - 1929 -by Laura L Phillips / Northern Illinois University Press ( Alcohol / Vodka )

By: Phillips, Laura L / Northern Illinois University Press

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Illinois, DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162003

ISBN: 0875802648

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket with sunning to the spine and rear panel, 211 pages, ---"This innovative study of drinking provides rich insights into changes and continuities in everyday life among revolutionary St. Petersburg's workers. Drawing on a wide array of previously untapped sources, Phillips sheds fresh light on issues of revolutionary change, class, and gender as she probes the tenacious res... View more info

Image for PEROU:  Les Royaumes Du Soleil et De La Lune /Musee Des Beaux-Arts Montreal ( French Language Edition ) ( PERU:  The Kingdoms of the Sun and the Moon )( Inca / Incan Archaeology, Art, Sculpture, etc )

PEROU: Les Royaumes Du Soleil et De La Lune /Musee Des Beaux-Arts Montreal ( French Language Edition ) ( PERU: The Kingdoms of the Sun and the Moon )( Inca / Incan Archaeology, Art, Sculpture, etc )

By: Pimentel, Victor avec Walter Alva, Ulla Holmquist, Natalia Majluf, Luis Eduardo Wuffarden; Nathalie Bondil / Musee Des Beaux-Arts Montreal

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Montreal, PQ: Musee Des Beaux-Arts Montreal, 2013, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161359

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


---------hardcover, about 9.75w x 11.25h inches, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, a Very Good+ example, a few small marks to the covers, small nick at lower spine tip, 379 pages, colour and some b&w photos, spectacular photographic images of stunning archaeological artifacts from the Incan empire as well as pre-Columbian and the later colonial era, all text is in FRENCH, ---" this ambitious volume showcases ... View more info

Image for Tiberius -The Life of Tiberius Claudius Nero, Pervert, Murderer, Tyrant  ---by Frederik Pohl ---a Signed Copy

Tiberius -The Life of Tiberius Claudius Nero, Pervert, Murderer, Tyrant ---by Frederik Pohl ---a Signed Copy

By: Pohl, Frederik ( Fred ) writing as Ernst Mason (signed) ( Aka: Edson McCann (with Lester del Rey), James MacCreigh; Donald Stacy; Ernst Mason; Walt Lasly )

Price: $131.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Ballantine, 1960, 1st Edition, First Printing, Canadian Imprint: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 138724

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a Very Good copy with a bit of light rubbing, a bit of age toning to the paper, signed and inscribed by Pohl, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Tiberius -The Life of Tiberius Claudius Nero, Pervert, Murderer, Tyrant  ---by Frederik Pohl ---a Signed Copy

Tiberius -The Life of Tiberius Claudius Nero, Pervert, Murderer, Tyrant ---by Frederik Pohl ---a Signed Copy

By: Pohl, Frederik ( Fred ) writing as Ernst Mason (signed) (Aka: Edson McCann (with Lester del Rey), James MacCreigh; Donald Stacy; Ernst Mason; Walt Lasly )

Price: $131.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Panther, 1963, 1st UK Edition, 2nd Printing: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 138725

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a Very Good copy with a bit of light rubbing, a bit of age toning to the paper, store stamp, signed by Pohl, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

The Crimean War: The Truth Behind the Myth -by Clive Ponting ( Crimea )

By: Ponting, Clive

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Chatto and Windus, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153108

ISBN: 0701173904

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine lightly rubbed dustjacket, a bit of age toning to paper, 379 pages, b&w photos, ---"With his sharp eye and analytical mind, Clive Ponting explodes many of the romantic myths which grew up in the years following the Crimean War, while telling the true story of the heroism of ordinary men. Above all, he makes use of the testimony of eyewitness accounts, from William Russell of The Times, the first war correspondent,... View more info

Image for The Great Gamble --- Nelson at Copenhagen -by Dudley Pope  ( Lord Horatio Nelson )

The Great Gamble --- Nelson at Copenhagen -by Dudley Pope ( Lord Horatio Nelson )

By: Pope, Dudley

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156090

ISBN: 0671214047

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket with just a wee bit of very light wear, very short closed tear on rear panel, 379 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"On 2nd April, 1801, the Royal Navy anchored a few hundred yards off the Copenhagen waterfront and engaged the Danes in a brief but bloody battle. Earlier, inspired by Paul I of Russia, the northern powers had begun to form an armed coalition which could have become a serious threat to British... View more info

Image for FOUR VOLUMES in a SLIPCASE / BOX:  Fire and Sword: The Destruction of the Clans -by John Prebble ( 4 Books - Culloden; Glencoe; The Highland Clearances; Mutiny )( Slipcased / Boxed Set )

FOUR VOLUMES in a SLIPCASE / BOX: Fire and Sword: The Destruction of the Clans -by John Prebble ( 4 Books - Culloden; Glencoe; The Highland Clearances; Mutiny )( Slipcased / Boxed Set )

By: Prebble, John

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Middlesex, UK: Penguin Books, 1978, 1978, 1977, 1978, 1st 4 Volume Boxed Edition, All are Later Printing: 1978

Edition: First Slipcased Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163889

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------4 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), paperbacks, all are solid Very Good examples, all with some light wear and rubbing, some short creases and stress lines, a bit of age toning to paper, 360, 304, 336 and 542 pages, MUTINY is illustrated with b&w illustrations, ---all 4 volumes are in uniform format, all 4 volumes are housed in a Very Good original slipcase, light wear, short tear on two corner, this 4 volume slipcased set is quite uncommon (much more common as a... View more info

Image for Aston Remembered - Yesterday and Today -by Victor J Price ( Birmingham England / Local History )

Aston Remembered - Yesterday and Today -by Victor J Price ( Birmingham England / Local History )

By: Price, Victor J; Foreword By The Rt. Hon. Denis Howell, MP

Price: $11.81

Publisher: England, Studley, Warwickshire, UK: Brewin Books, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159370

ISBN: 0947731458

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 5.75w x 8.25h inches, a Very Good+ copy, faint crease on front cover along the spine, a wee bit of rubbing to covers and corner tips, gift inscription, 100 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Llandinam:  A Glimpse of the Past -by Jeremy Pryce ( Powys Area, Wales / Local History )

Llandinam: A Glimpse of the Past -by Jeremy Pryce ( Powys Area, Wales / Local History )

By: Pryce, Jeremy (written and Compiled by)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Wales, Wales: Jeremy Pryce, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156336

ISBN: 0954408209

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 164 pages, b&w photos as well as some colour, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info